Other common names of Java Cassia are Apple blossom cassia, Nodding cassia, Pink cassia, and Pink shower. Botanical name is Cassia javanica and belongs to Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar) family.
Java Cassia is a tree that grows to a height of 25 meters and is native of India and South East Asia.
The crown has drooping branches and is spread out.
The leaves are green, elliptic, oblong and rounded at the apex and base. There are 12 pairs of leaflets in each of the leaf segment.
The flowers are orange crimson and arranged in racemes. The fruits are long pods with seeds.
The tree is in full glory during spring.